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BYU researchers contribute in looking for Alzheimer’s cure

See also Resources for genetics research at BYU Read in Spanish: Investigadores de BYU ayudan encontrar una curación para el Alzheimer BYU alumna Judy Seegmiller knew...

Air pollution decreasing Utahns’ life spans according to study

Air pollution is taking two years of Utahns' life according to a report from BYU environmental science professor Ben Abbott and student Isabella Errigo.

Mental health apps provide opportunities for students

Mental health care is inaccessible for many people. Mental health apps can provide mental health care to people who might not...

Legal, emotional surprises possible results of DNA tests

Medical and legal experts warn that taking a DNA test is like opening Pandora’s Box — once the test has been taken, there’s no way to forget the information in the results.

DNA tests can have life-altering consequences, say consumers

At 52 years old, Jane Olson said her life took a turn straight out of a soap opera script when her DNA test told her the man she thought was her father wasn't biologically related to her.

Runners get jolly in Provo Santa Run

One of the last things a person driving through the Provo River Bottoms would expect to see on a chilled December evening is Santa Claus running a 5K. Yet on Dec. 7, that's exactly what drivers saw.